Precision Baseboard range
A new product range has been launched by Hatton's - Precision Baseboards. The new collection of modular baseboards has been designed to suit any type of layout configuration from starter to advanced with a choice of sizes for baseboard tops, legs, shelves, backscenes and connectors.
Above: Hatton's new baseboards are being offered individually as well as in kits to suit specific layout sizes. This is the 8ft x 4ft kit assembled.
The new boards will be available with a choice of MDF or plywood tops. The lightweight boards feature pre-cut fixing points, removable blanks for cable routing, no tool installation for the boards - just add PVA glue, allen key baseboard connecting bolts, flat-packed for delivery and a choice of individual boards and packs.
Above: 4ft x 2ft baseboards are available individually.
Above: A useful addition is a controller shelf with matching bolts holes.
Prices start from £65 for a 4ft x 2ft MDF baseboard top kit (Cat No. HAT-BB-4x2) and rise to £379 for a full kit to assemble an 8ft x 4ft layout board from four 4ft x 2ft sections (HAT-BB-8x4). A pack will also be available to assemble a 6ft x 4ft baseboard priced at £299 (HAT-BB-6x4) while further components are available for shelves and a controller shelf in the first round of products for October. Further releases will cover a 4ft x 1ft and 1ft x 1ft board (due for release in the first quarter of 2021) while December will see the addition of 2ft x 2ft, 2ft x 1ft and corner boards.
Above: Standard legs are available to suit all boards. These require a hammer to tap pins into the top of the legs.
Above: Due for release in December are corner boards to expand the range.
Above: Adjustable feet are available as an optional extra to suit the legs.
Visit www.hattons.co.uk for full details and to view the full range and look out for a full feature layout build using the new Hatton's Precision Baseboards in the Hornby Magazine Yearbook - on sale from November 12 2020.